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Subject:

L.L. Whyte

From:

Richard Trowbridge <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Group concerned that academia should seek and promote wisdom <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 15 May 2006 12:30:42 -0400

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Dear Roger,

I have read over Baranski’s “An Outline Summary of Unitary Field Theory”, 
and will need to give it some thought. Thanks very much for the information. 
So what are you working on?

Best regards,
Richard
www.flourishingearth.org
   All people will be able to flourish in a flourishing natural environment





>From: Roger Anderton <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Group concerned that academia should seek and promote wisdom      
>         <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: L.L. Whyte
>Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 07:24:50 +0100
>
>
>Dear Richard,
>
>Yes, Einstein commented on Whyte's book:
>
>From Time Mar. 8, 1948
>THE NEXT DEVELOPMENT IN MAN (322 pp.) - Lancelot Law Whyte - Holt 
>($3.50).Albert Einstein says that this book is "stimulating, original and 
>full of understanding for the pressing problems of our time."
>more at: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/0,9263,7601480308,00.html
>but its to buy, and I have not bought.
>
>Professor Baranski carried on from Whyte's ideas, and has been forgotten. 
>He wrote such things as: Scientific Basis for World Civilization: Unitary 
>Field Theory.
>
>Also another link to Unitary Field Theory is Boscovich, Whyte was editor of 
>a book on him, but believed that he had a better theory. Boscovich is also 
>forgotten in the West.
>
>The whole tradition of scientists working on these ideas have been 
>forgotten.
>
>Regards
>Roger
>
>P.S Your web site is down.
>
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Richard Trowbridge" <[log in to unmask]>
>To: <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2006 10:01 PM
>Subject: L.L. Whyte
>
>
>Dear Roger,
>
>Thanks for attaching Whyte's Unitary Principle in Physics and Biology. 
>Lewis
>Mumford, and I believe Einstein, had some complimentary things to say about
>him. Whyte's Next Development in Man has been an inspiration for me-his
>reading of the past 10,000 years and his vision of the unitary human are
>certainly consonant with the aims of this group. Your post induced me to
>read over the extensive transcribed excerpts I made from Next Development,
>and I still find the ideas powerful. In case they may be of use for other
>members of this group, what seems the heart of Whyte's message in that book
>is attached.
>
>My own interest is the history of wisdom, and the cultivation of wisdom as 
>a
>skill utilizing the current empirical studies (by, e.g., Robert J.
>Sternberg, Paul B. Baltes, and Ursula Staudinger), and Hubert and Stuart
>Dreyfus's model of skill development. I have just finished a book, Wisdom 
>as
>Skill.
>
>Best wishes,
>Richard
>www.flourishingearth.org
>    All people will be able to flourish in a flourishing natural 
>environment
>
>
>
>
>
> >From: Roger Anderton <[log in to unmask]>
> >Reply-To: Group concerned that academia should seek and promote wisdom
> >         <[log in to unmask]>
> >To: [log in to unmask]
> >Subject: Re: Introduction: Roger Anderton
> >Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 21:29:30 +0100
> >
> >Dear Alan
> >
> >I have read what you have send, and I think your work does connect, but 
>its
> >outside of my researches; coming at things from a different direction to
> >me.
> >
> >I will tell you what I have:
> >
> >Baranski was working from Lancelot Law Whyte's ideas.
> >
> >Whyte had an idea he called the Unitary Principle (wrote book of same 
>name
> >-- should be attached) which was an organising process. He said this idea
> >had origins with people before him- H Spencer (1862), G T Fechner (1873),
> >...., Mach, Betrand Russell etc. And probably is called other names by
> >later people.
> >
> >Whyte is mentioned very briefly by Marilyn Ferguson in "Aquarian
> >conspiracy" (deals with New Age thinkers).  He had influence with people
> >such as Arthur Koesteler, David Bohm, and many others including
> >surprisingly Marilyn Monroe (who in reality was not the dumb blonde she
> >portrated on screen).
> >
> >Some of Whyte's ideas have gone into the philosophy of Ken Wilber; but 
>how
> >much, I don't know, having not researched it.
> >
> >
> >The idea was about the unification of science, and other things such as a
> >philosophy derived from that in which to live one's life by.
> >
> >Are you aware of any of this about Lancelot Law Whyte?
> >
> >Regards
> >Roger
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >   ----- Original Message -----
> >   From: A.D.M.Rayner
> >   To: [log in to unmask]
> >   Sent: Saturday, May 13, 2006 9:30 AM
> >   Subject: Re: Introduction: Roger Anderton
> >
> >
> >   Dear Roger,
> >
> >   Well, there may be a connection with the ideas a few companions and I
> >have been developing in regard to 'inclusionality'.
> >
> >   Please see attached paper published in Philosophica 73 (2004) 51-70, 
>and
> >draft introduction to a new book I am trying to write. Also feel free to
> >visit http://people.bath.ac.uk/bssadmr. I'm also copying this to my 
>regular
> >correspondent, Ted Lumley.
> >
> >   Best wishes
> >
> >   Alan
> >
> >     ----- Original Message -----
> >     From: Roger Anderton
> >     To: [log in to unmask]
> >     Sent: 12 May 2006 21:41
> >     Subject: Fw: Introduction: Roger Anderton
> >
> >
> >
> >     Hello to Friends of Wisdom,
> >
> >     I would like to introduce myself:
> >
> >     I Am Roger Anderton
> >
> >     My Main interest is Einstein's unified Field Theory
> >
> >     I have been researching this subject for many years.
> >
> >     And it might coincide with your group's aims of revolutionising
> >Academia.
> >
> >     I have not come at this subject of Einstein's unified field theory
> >from this direction--But if you go into the web site for the US Library 
>of
> >Congress and type in a search for: "unitary field theory" - the first 
>book
> >that comes up on the list is:
> >
> >     Scientific Basis for World Civilisation: untary field theory by Leo 
>J
> >Baranski
> >
> >     Einstein was not working alone on the unified field theory, the main
> >man working on it besides him was Leo Baranski. Einstein sat on the 
>review
> >board of Baranski's phd thesis.
> >
> >     Baranski was supposed to be the inheritor of Einstein's legacy of 
>the
> >next step in physics of the Unified Field Theory.
> >
> >     Now you will have never heard of Baranski--- Baranski died and was
> >forgotten by the rest of Academia.
> >
> >     And when it comes to looking at books on Unified Field theory no-one
> >actually looks!
> >
> >     So, this is completely forgotten by Academia. Students are 
>discouraged
> >from looking in the direction I have just told you about, they are told 
>to
> >study this and that and they don't look in the direction(s) I look.
> >
> >
> >     Now, as regards this (what I consider) serious omission from Physics
> >Education, I will "not beat about the bush" --- follow the paper - trail 
>as
> >I have followed it and things get extremely weird --- things end up in 
>the
> >area that debunkers like to ridicule and  make jokes about.
> >
> >     I want to get the information that I have out to a wider audience. 
>BUT
> >I have had serious problems with being able to do this with the News 
>Media
> >etc.
> >
> >     I am asking you please, is there anyone interested and able to help
> >me?
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> >     Best wishes
> >     Roger Anderton
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